Bloomberg: 16 Ideas for Greener Living


16 Ideas for Greener Living

Do your 2023 goals for the new year include lowering your carbon footprint? Here are easy and more challenging tips for an environmentally friendly lifestyle.


Deciding that you want to reduce your carbon footprint is the easy part. Figuring out how to do it, well, that can be hard. How much effort do you want to put in? How much money do you want to spend? Can you really live without hamburgers? Depending on whether you’re able to take on big or small changes, Bloomberg’s Greener Living team has a list of things to try.


Try compostable underwear 

Rating: Easy

Resale isn’t an option for most intimates, nor is recycling when it’s time to dispose of them. Most intimates come from “fossil fuel-based non-renewable resources,” says Rachel Kibbe, CEO and founder of the consulting firm Circular Services Group. “They’ve enabled stretch and support and function that consumers have come to love. But they also are not recyclable at all.” One company called Kent is trying to offer a sustainable alternative: compostable underwear.